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  • Technology companies are facing a backlash in the United States and across the world, fueled by concerns among competitors, lawmakers and consumer groups that the firms have too much power and are harming users and business rivals. Attorneys general investigating the company also include those of Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio,...

  • ELIZABETH CITY, N.C., Sept 6- Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble. The storm, packing 90- mile-per-hour winds made landfall at Cape Hatteras at about 9 a.m. EDT, according to the National Hurricane Center.

  • Sept 6- A bipartisan coalition led by New York state attorney general is launching an antitrust investigation into Facebook Inc to probe whether it has stifled competition and put users at risk, New York AG Letitia James said on Friday. Attorneys general of Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia will join New...

  • Bryan Philips walks with his dog on a flooded road in Salvo, North Carolina, as Hurricane Dorian hits the Outer Banks on September 6, 2019.

    Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble.

  • NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept 5- An international relief effort gathered pace on Thursday to help stunned residents of the Bahamas, where the health minister predicted a "staggering" death toll from Hurricane Dorian, now churning northward off the coast of South Carolina. Aerial video of the Abaco Islands in the northern Bahamas worst hit by the then-Category 5...

  • NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept 5- An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the coast of South Carolina, threatening storm surges and flooding. Aerial video of the worst-hit Abaco Islands in the northern Bahamas showed widespread devastation, with...

  • NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept 5- Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian, as the storm bore down on the South Carolina coast on Thursday, threatening record flooding. Some 70,000 people in the Bahamas needed immediate humanitarian relief after the most damaging storm...

  • NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept 5- Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian, as the storm bore down on the South Carolina coast, threatening record flooding on Thursday. The United Nations said 70,000 people in the Bahamas needed immediate humanitarian relief after the...

  • *More than 13,000 homes destroyed or damaged in Bahamas. NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept 5- Hurricane Dorian left stretches of the Bahamas looking as if they had been carpet bombed and was regaining strength as it crawled up the U.S. The United Nations said 70,000 people in the Bahamas needed immediate humanitarian relief after the most damaging storm ever to hit the island...

  • Bill Olesner walks down South Battery St. while cleaning debris from storm drains on September 5, 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina. Hurricane Dorian is just off the coast of South Carolina.

    Hurricane Dorian, still Category 2, is passing south and southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

  • NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept 4- Survivors of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas thronged rescue helicopters on Wednesday and the United Nations said 70,000 people needed immediate humanitarian relief after one of the most powerful Caribbean storms on record devastated the island group. The most damaging storm to strike the island nation, Dorian killed 20 people when...

  • CNBC's Contessa Brewer gives the latest on the damage sustained by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, and where the storm is headed next.

  • TITUSVILLE, Fla., Sept 1- Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and was forecast to move dangerously close to Florida in the next two days, U.S. forecasters said. It made a second landfall on Great Abaco Island near Marsh Harbor and was about 175 miles from the Florida coast. Millions of people from...

  • TITUSVILLE, Fla., Sept 1- Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and inched closer to the United States, with parts of Florida evacuating and Georgia and the Carolinas bracing for wind and flooding. Millions of people from Florida to North Carolina were bracing to see whether Dorian avoids a U.S....

  • TITUSVILLE, Fla., Sept 1- Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and inched closer to the United States, with parts of Florida evacuating and Georgia and the Carolinas bracing for wind and flooding. Millions of people from Florida to North Carolina were bracing to see whether Dorian avoids a U.S....

  • TITUSVILLE, Fla., Sept 1- Hurricane Dorian became the strongest storm in modern records to hit the northwestern Bahamas and is expected to pound the islands with up to two days of torrential rain, high waves and damaging winds as parts of Florida evacuated before it took aim at the U.S. mainland. Millions of people from Florida to North Carolina were bracing to see...

  • TITUSVILLE, Fla., Sept 1- Hurricane Dorian became the strongest storm in modern records to hit the northwestern Bahamas and is expected to pound the islands with up to two days of torrential rain, high waves and damaging winds as parts of Florida evacuated before it took aim at the U.S. mainland. Millions of people from Florida to North Carolina were bracing to see...

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug 31- Hurricane Dorian punched northwest on Saturday to threaten Georgia and the Carolinas, possibly sparing Florida a direct hit, as the Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves and wind from the muscular category 4 storm. Communities in northeast Florida, Georgia and South Carolina raised alert levels, with residents filling sandbags as...

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug 31- Hurricane Dorian punched northwest on Saturday to threaten Georgia and the Carolinas, possibly sparing Florida a direct hit, as the Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves and wind from the muscular category 4 storm. Communities in northeast Florida, Georgia and South Carolina raised alert levels, with residents filling sandbags as...

  • JACKSONVILLE. FL., Aug 31- Hurricane Dorian span northwest on Saturday, churning slowly across the Atlantic in the direction of Georgia and the Carolinas, with Florida also still in its sights. The NHC said Dorian was packing maximum sustained winds of 150 mph and was expected to hit the northwest Bahamas islands on Sunday and be near Florida's east coast late...